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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, September 17, 2007

Trade Winds

Advertiser Staff

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The YMCA of Honolulu announced an expansion of its membership management team, with new membership and marketing directors hired for the Mililani, Central, Nu'uanu and Leeward branches:

Nicole CabraL, named director of membership and marketing for the Mililani branch, is a former local credit union marketing representative and coordinator.

Charles Pettiford III, promoted to senior director of membership and healthy lifestyles at the Central branch, joined YMCA of Honolulu in 1995 at the Kaimuki-Wai'alae branch in childcare, and transferred to Central as a part-time trainer, eventually promoted to associate healthy lifestyles director.

Tobias RagossniG, named senior director of membership and marketing at the YMCA's largest branch in Nu'uanu, is former senior manager of health, wellness and enrichment for the YWCA of O'ahu, and before that, nearly a decade with YMCA branches in Mililani and San Francisco.

Keola TaniguchI, promoted to director of membership and marketing for the Leeward branch, is a 13-year YMCA of Honolulu veteran, most recently assistant program director of childcare programs at Nu'uanu. The Leeward branch opened in February.


Kelli Bolger and Lynn Araki-Regan have been named Big Island and Maui Neighbor Island coordinators, respectively, for The Baby Hui.

Bolger is a classroom teacher at Keaukaha Elementary School in Hilo, and Araki-Regan is on the boards of the Kiwanis Club of Kahului, March of Dimes-Maui Division, Japanese Cultural Society of Maui and Lokahi Pacific Rural Development Inc. She is also editor of Hanashimashoo, a Japanese cultural events and programs newsletter. She also served as a judicial law clerk for state Supreme Court Associate Justice Mario R. Ramil.

The Baby Hui group places more than 400 families into support groups each year, arranges community play days and parent education workshops, and promotes "positive parenting" to help prevent child abuse by providing a support network for parents of young children. It operates programs on O'ahu, Kaua'i, Maui and the Big Island.


Maynard PanG, former project manager for Delta Construction Corp.'s Schofield Barracks projects, has been promoted to vice president of military public-and-private venture operations. The 31-year construction veteran will oversee all military public and private venture projects for the company.

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